Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In a musical canon, a mark to indicate the point at which the successive voice-parts are to take up the theme; a lead. It has various shapes, as , +, etc.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The grilled presa pork, served with Idiazabal cheese and potato pureed with red pepper, was only lightly cooked so the meat retained its succulence.

    The Small Plates of Seville

  • Alcuni hanno accusato Ahmadinejād di essersi messo in mostra [in] in vista della prossima campagna elettorale, mentre altri se la sono presa col resto del [...] 28 April 2009, 23: 51 pm

    Global Voices in English » Iran: Islamist bloggers’ poems in praise of Ahmadinejad

  • By Design industriale: la presa elettrica con anello facile da scollegare (DA VEDERE!!!) | 3 sul Blog - Tech, Fun e Web 2.0 on January 14, 2009 at 8: 38 am

    Sculptural Water Stopping Water Sink Plug

  • Terreno de riego ubicado en: La Ex Hacienda de Tirio, perteneciente a la tenencia de Santiago Undameo, Municipio de Morelia, Mich., a menos de 20 minutos de la ciudad de Morelia, entre Santiago Undameo y la presa de Umécuaro, saliendo de la comunidad de Tirio, a 260 m. de la carretera.

    Land for sale / Terreno en venta Tirio, Michoac�n

  • Otro dato que puede ser interesante es una pequeña área donde está enclavado un asentamiento prehispánico y la misma presa de Umécuaro, destino turístico a cuatro kilómetros de retirado.

    Land for sale / Terreno en venta Tirio, Michoac�n

  • We saw an article in the Obregon paper that the Obregon presa was at 87% capacity.

    Rain is a mixed blessing here in Lerdo

  • Envio de um media kit composto por uma caixa de Celofane Dexter garantindo que “A película aderente Dexter, devido à sua impermeabilidade e aderência, mantém a vítima bem presa e o chão sem salpicos de sangue, evitando assim, a formação de pistas e vestígios de assassínios.”.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Nas ruas de Atlanta, EUA uma máquina descartável foi presa a um banco de rua, com uma nota que dizia:

    Strangers Photo

  • GRACE: But you know, when it happens to somebody that you know or somebody in your neighborhood, when a dog like this breaks through a chainlink fence and attacks someone, when a dog like those two presa canarios leap away from their owner and literally bite a young girl to death, I don ` t know -- you need to drink the coffee and wake up, Mike!

    CNN Transcript Nov 7, 2006

  • These two dogs, huge presa canario dogs, attack, tear the woman apart, tear the pants off her body, chew her up.

    CNN Transcript Nov 7, 2006

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